- event type: Trade Fair
- start date: 21 Oct 2015
- end date: 25 Oct 2015
- city/area: Budapest
- country: Hungary
- event submitted by: Piranha Arts AG
WOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. The annual five-day event comprises a bustling Trade Fair, Showcase Festival, Conference, and Film programme, as well as festive Opening and Award ceremonies.
Twenty WOMEX editions have affirmed the value of networking across borders, be they musical, political, cultural or commercial. Since 1994 WOMEX has been travelling all across Europe from Berlin (1994), via Brussels (1995), Marseille (1997), Stockholm (1998), Berlin (1999 + 2000), Rotterdam (2001), Essen (2002 + 2004), Newcastle (2005), Sevilla (2003 + 2006 - 2008), Copenhagen (2009-2011), Thessaloniki (2012) to Cardiff (2013) and Santiago de Compostela (2014).
The 21st edition of WOMEX will take place in Budapest, Hungary, from Wednesday 21 to Sunday 25 October 2015.